/meuh ken"zee/, n.
1. Sir Alexander, 1764-1820, Scottish explorer in Canada.
2. Alexander, 1822-92, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1873-78.
3. William Lyon, 1795-1861, Canadian political leader and journalist, born in Scotland.
4. a river in NW Canada, flowing NW from the Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean. 1120 mi. (1800 km) long; with tributaries 2525 mi. (4065 km) long.
5. a district in the SW Northwest Territories of Canada. 527,490 sq. mi. (1,366,200 sq. km).

* * *

Former administrative district, Canada.

Occupying an area of 527,490 sq mi (1,366,199 sq km), it included the greater part of the northern mainland of Canada between Yukon Territory and Keewatin district, as well as most of the Mackenzie River valley, Great Bear Lake, and Great Slave Lake. Created in 1895, it was administered from Edmonton; it ceased to exist in 1979.
(as used in expressions)
Clark of Saltwood Kenneth Mackenzie Clark Baron
King William Lyon Mackenzie
Mackenzie Alexander
Mackenzie Sir Alexander
Mackenzie Sir Edward Montague Compton
Mackenzie Sir James
Mackenzie William Lyon
Ogilvy David Mackenzie

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mackenzie — Mackenzie, MacKenzie, McKenzie, Mackynzie may refer to: Contents 1 People 1.1 Fictional characters 2 Dogs …   Wikipedia

  • Mackenzie — oder McKenzie heißen Flüsse: Mackenzie River im North West Territory in Kanada Mackenzie River (Queensland), Quellfluss des Fitzroy River in Australien Mackenzie River (Grays River), indirekter Zufluss des Tekapo River auf der Südinsel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mackenzie — puede referirse a varias personas: Alexander Mackenzie, explorador británico. Compton Mackenzie, escritor y político británico. William Lyon Mackenzie, periodista canadiense. Alexander S. Mackenzie, viajero e hispanista estadounidense. Bryan… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mackenzie — Mackenzie, montes ► Río del NO de Canadá. Desemboca en el océano Glacial Ártico, por el mar de Beaufort; 4 241 km. * * * (as used in expressions) Clark, Kenneth (Mackenzie), barón King, W(illiam) L(yon) Mackenzie Mackenzie, Alexander Mackenzie,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mackenzie — • This vicariate which was detached from the Athabaska Mackenzie Vicariate in 1901 and intrusted to Mgr Gabriel Breynat, Titular Bishop of Adramytus, consecrated 6 April 1902, is bounded on the west by the Rocky Mountains, on the south by 60º… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mackenzie — peop. n. a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea. Syn: Mackenzie River. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mackenzie — (William Lyon) (1795 1861) homme politique canadien d origine écossaise. Républicain actif, maire de Toronto, il tenta de soulever le Haut Canada puis s exila aux È. U. (1837 1849). Mackenzie (le) le plus long fl. du Canada (4 600 km), gelé huit… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mackenzie — Mackenzie, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 137 Housing Units (2000): 66 Land area (2000): 0.025769 sq. miles (0.066742 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.025769 sq. miles (0.066742… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mackenzie, MO — U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 137 Housing Units (2000): 66 Land area (2000): 0.025769 sq. miles (0.066742 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.025769 sq. miles (0.066742 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Mackenzie [1] — Mackenzie (spr. mǟkénnsi), großer Strom im nordwestlichen Kanada (s. Karte bei Artikel »Kanada«), der sich durch die Vereinigung des Peace River (s. d.) und Athabasca (s. d.) bildet, aber auf der Laufstrecke zwischen dem Athabascasee und dem… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mackenzie — (spr. mäckénnsĭ). 1) Fluß in den Nordwestterritorien von Brit. Nordamerika, entspringt aus den dem Großen Sklavensee zufließenden Quellflüssen Athabasca und Peace River, empfängt l. den Liard und Peel River, r. den Großen Bärenfluß, mündet nach… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”